Articles by Zoë Postman

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Traffic information employees unpaid for eight months

Department of Transport’s Road Traffic Management Corporation in legal wrangle with private company Tasima over insourcing employees

By Zoë Postman - 16 August 2019
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Immigrants arrested in JHB raids say they showed police valid papers

Magistrate orders hundreds to be sent to Lindela detention centre

By Zoë Postman - 13 August 2019
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Sex workers speak of rape, corruption and harassment by police

Human Rights Watch calls for decriminalisation

By Zoë Postman - 12 August 2019
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Auditor-General scathing about Gauteng’s management of Alexandra project

Testimony given on last day of final sitting of SAHRC inquiry

By Zoë Postman - 27 July 2019
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Social Development Department didn’t know it had offices in Alexandra

Tale of confusion revealed at HRC inquiry

By Zoë Postman - 25 July 2019
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Criminalising school disruptions would help, says Panyaza Lesufi

Gauteng MEC for Education testifies at Alexandra Inquiry

By Zoë Postman - 24 July 2019
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Gauteng wants blanket court interdict on land occupations

Human Settlements MEC briefs South African Human Rights Commission after protests in Alexandra

By Zoë Postman - 23 July 2019
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Activists unite to “defend democracy”

Johannesburg City Hall filled to capacity following Jacob Zuma’s testimony at Zondo Commission

By Zoë Postman - 21 July 2019
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Organisations defend Pravin Gordhan

Rally against corruption will take place on Sunday 21 July

By Zoë Postman - 19 July 2019
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Officials apologise for preventing prisoner from signing court papers

Mbalenhle Nkosi wants a laptop so he can study

By Zoë Postman - 17 July 2019
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Makhuluplaas farm labour tenants forgotten since 1991

“They have been on the land the longest and they still don’t have flushing toilets”

By Zoë Postman - 12 July 2019
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Police and developers blame each other for unlawful eviction

Land occupiers in Mayfield intend to bring contempt of court action

By Zoë Postman - 10 July 2019
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Court interdicts Ekurhuleni from reblocking informal settlement

City will appeal the court order affecting Vusimuzi in Tembisa

By Zoë Postman - 28 June 2019

Prisoner denied access to laptop for studies takes authorities to court

Correctional services say his computer is a security risk

By Zoë Postman - 20 June 2019
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Alexandra residents protest in Sandton over state of township

“We want to burn our tyres here so that these streets can look like the streets of Alexandra”

By Zoë Postman - 19 June 2019

South African youth take to the streets over climate change

Hundreds protest in Johannesburg and Cape Town

By Zoë Postman and Ashraf Hendricks - 14 June 2019